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Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette Recipe

Even when there are just two at the table, Sandy Hunt, Racine, Wisconsin, sees to it that her salads are well-dressed for dinner. "I keep a bottle of this light dressing in the fridge," she says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 5 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Salad greens and vegetables of your choice


  • 1. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the first six ingredients; shake well. Serve over salad. Yield: 2/3 cup.

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 49 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 63mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat.

Reviews for Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette

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Reviewed May. 28, 2016

"Simple and flavorful. I used a bit more freshly ground black pepper for our tastes. The fresh basil is a must. It's really good drizzled over sliced tomatoes too."

Reviewed Feb. 19, 2013

"Good quick dressing. I used dried basil because I didn't have any fresh on hand."

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